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SmartLaw is a programme from Young Citizens.

Social Justice: The Law and You

What issues in society are important to you? What does justice mean? Can the law make society more equal?

Picture of Lady Justice

Summary

The law is constantly evolving and is an important tool to effect social change. This workshop will give students the opportunity to explore issues that are important to them from homelessness to knife crime. They will develop arguments and explore what part the law can play in order to bring about social change.

This workshop will allow your students to explore:

  • The importance of human rights
  • The rule of law
  • How the law can be used as a tool to better society.

Speakers: (TBC)

Skills: Debating, evaluating arguments, problem solving, analysis, critical thinking, independent thinking

Age groups: KS4/KS5

Curriculum links: Philosophy, English, History, Citizenship, Law, PHSE, Geography, Politics, Sociology

Price: £20 per student in groups of 5 or 10 students.

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